Genshiken: Return of the Otaku
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Genshiken: Return of the Otaku

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Synonyms: Shoron Genshiken: Hairu Ranto no Yabou ~Return of the OTAKU~
English: Genshiken: Return of the Otaku
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Volumes: 1
Chapters: 7
Status: Finished
Published: Jan 23, 2008
Genres: Comedy Comedy, Supernatural Supernatural
Theme: School School
Demographic: Seinen Seinen
Serialization: None
Authors: Kio, Shimoku (Art)


Score: 7.021 (scored by 144144 users)
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Ranked: #80852
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Popularity: #15482
Members: 767
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The deafening whack-whack-whack of a helicopter above campus is the first indication that the balmy tranquility of the Genshiken Club is about to be disturbed. The chopper brings handsome Ranto Hairu: transfer student, scion of a powerful Japanese conglomerate, and newly named chairman of the on-campus club organization committee.

Hairu has strong ideas about the kind of clubs that deserve to survive (earnest, industrious) and the kind that don’t (arty, frivolous), and he’s a big fan of brute force. For Madarame, Kousaka, Ohno, and the others, the idea of losing their cherished club is the ultimate nightmare—but it’s only the first of many.

Fortunately, the Genshiken boys and girls have a few tricks of their own, including a certain sword fighter summoned from ancient times who could prove very handy.

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Jul 3, 2013
Mixed Feelings
This is Genshiken. But, at the same time, it's not.

Genshiken. An anime-series we consider as funny and disturbing (Mostly due to Madarame's comments), but still a spot-on image of what a real otaku is like. In this book, however, none of those elements are present. Instead, we get a very serious take on the Genshiken series, with many creepypasta-like scares and supernatural happenings throughout the book.

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